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Marjorie K. Pufahl

Marjorie K. Pufahl, 90, of Gifford, Ill., formerly Of Beaverville, passed away Friday, March 29, 2019, at Country Health Care and Rehab, Giffford, Ill.

Arrangements are entrusted to Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home, 201 N. Elm, Champaign.

pufahlShe was born in Chicago, Ill. on March 27, 1929, to Leo Barker and Florence Owens Barker. The family moved to her father’s hometown of Morocco, Ind. when Margie was 5 years old.

Marge graduated from Morocco High School in 1947. After high school she was employed at Spradlings Department Store in Morocco, patiently giving service   with a smile.

On April 10, 1949, she married Donald Pufahl in Morocco, Ind.

One of her favorite memories to share was of her time in Fort Worth, Tex., as a newlywed while Don was in the Air Force. After returning to Illinois, Marge resided on the farm in rural Beaverville for over 60 Years.

Marge was a strong, amazing woman. She touched the lives of everyone that knew her. She took much delight in flower and vegetable gardening and her beloved pets. Above all, she loved and cared for her family with all her heart.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don in 1979. Also preceding her in death were her son, David Pufahl, brother, William Barker and sister, June Barker.
Survivors include her daughter, Susie Hivley (Armand deBlouwe), grandson, Keith Pufahl, great-grandsons, Dysen and Dreyden Pufahl; and sister-in law, Jeanne Barker and brother-in-law, Delmar (Judy) Pufahl.

Special thanks to the staff of Country Health Care and Rehab for their loving care during the last five years.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

In lieu of expressions of sympathy, please consider a memorial donation to Hospice Hearts of Thomasboro or donor’s choice.

Condolences to the family may be offered online at www.HeathandVaughn.com.